Welcome to Savuti

The area, found in the southwestern corner of Chobe National Park, contains the remnants of the ‘superlake’ that once stretched across northern Botswana – the modern landscape has a distinctive harsh and empty feel to it. Because of the roughness of the terrain, the difficulty in reaching the area and the beauty you'll find when you get here, Savuti is an obligatory stop for all 4WD enthusiasts en route between Kasane and Maun.

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$1300 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

10 days Chobe National Park to Moremi Game Reserve Expedition

Day 1: Victoria Falls arrival Your guide will meet you at the Victoria International Airport or your hotel. After a short briefing by your guide we head for a lodge just inside Victoria Falls township.Here you can have time to explore the victoria falls Day 2: Chobe National Park We rise early and  breakfast we you will have a chance to tour the falls again until mid day when we will transfer you to Botswana and cross to the chobe national park where have set up camp for the next 2 nights. All lunches will be had in Victoria Falls. The late afternoon is set aside for game viewing until sunset, when we head back to camp.After Dinner is served, there is time to chat and relax around the campfire. Day 3: Chobe National Park  This morning we make an extensive game-drive in the park to see the abundance of wildlife in this pristine area. We aim to be back in camp by noon but if we are lucky and see specials this might even be later. After lunch there is time for shower and siesta before setting of for an afternoon game-drive till sundown. After dinner we enjoy the campfire and listen to the bush-noises. Day 4 and Day 5: Savuti Today we leave the Chobe National Park and go to the Savuti. We move camp to the Savuti  area where we stay the next 2 nights. A relaxed game-drive takes us to savuti  marsh where we have lunch at the picnic spot. Arrival in camp around 2 PM.Then we make a first drive along the  dried savuti river to see the many animals who come there to drink.   Day 5: Savuti Area we will still be in Savuti exploring the area and checking out all interesting places and visiting the water holes to see animals as they come for drinking in the morning and in the evening  Day 6 and Day 7: Khwaii area An interesting game drive takes us away of the Savuti , traveling south  to Khwaii, our camp for the next 2 nights.The khwaii  area is wide with open grassy plains and scattered patchy outcrops is the perfect area for large herds of elephants, zebra and wildebeest and giraffe families, not forgetting the many predators that follow them.We enjoy a picnic lunch in the bush and arrive in camp mid-afternoon in time to still make a short sundown drive.Our staff has again prepared a superb bush-dinner and the campfire will welcome us. Day 8 and 9: Moremi Game Reserve Today we make a last game-drive in the area and then head west to the Xakanaka. We pass some some interesting along the road and have plenty possibilities for a "lunch with a view". Arrival in camp is around mid-afternoon and we still have time for a sunset drive along the river. This area has the largest population of elephants in the world and seeing several hundreds a day is normal.Day 10: Maun and end of touron this day we will travel to Maun in time to catch flights back home ore continue with the tour to other parts of the countryEnd of tour Drop off at airport/ border

$1280 Cultural & Theme Tours

6 days Victoria Falls, Chobe, Savuti

Day 1 Victoria Fallson this day upon arrival you will be picked from the Victoria Falls Airport and travel to the Victoria Falls township where you will spend 1 night.On this day you can also explore the falls area.Lunch and dinner and activities will be paid by yourself,we will take care of your accommodation and transferres.Day 2 and 3 ChobeOn this day you will be transferred to Botswana border where you will be picked and go to the Chobe National Park on the Chobe side where you will spend 2 nights exploring this area.Day 4  and 5 SavutiOn this day you will travel to Savuti area where you will spend the next two nights exploring this area for wild animals and visit some interesting area like the leopard rock and the rock paintings hill,you will also have a change to visit the water holes to see animals as they come to dring in the morning and in the afternoonDay 6 Kasane on this day you will travel to Kasane village where you will either be dropped at the airport or the border to travel back to Victoria Falls Airport for Flights back home

$1500 Outdoor Activities

The best of Botswana Adventure

Day 1: Okavango Delta camping On arrival in Maun your guide will give you a full safari briefing and take you shopping for your safari drinks. The first highlight of your safari will be a transfer to Mokoro station and sunset mokoro cruise in the Okavango Delta. Camping will be in The Okavango Delta in a campsite with bush toilets and  bush showers.Day 2: Okavango DeltaYou will start an early morning mokoro sunsrise cruise and a walk early to see  tracks of animals and animals coming to the river to drink.  After the morning activity you will come back to camp for lunches and resting until afternoon when you will go for an afternoon sunset walk and Mokoro cruise which last until towards six.Day 3 and Day4 and Day 5: Moremi Game Reserve (Xinni)You will rise with the sun and head west towards the the boat station where you will meet with the guide in safari vehicle and travel to Moremi Game reserve on the Xinni side where you will spend three nights doing activities on this side of the game reserve.After a very early start we visit the the different parts of the Xinni area to see animals which are in this area of Moremi Game Reserve. In the afternoon we will do game drive which called sundowner on the plains of the Xinni areas.You will also do an afternoon game drive exploring different parts of the Xinii area.Day 6 ,Day 7 and Day 8 KhwaiiInspired by the beauty of the Xinni you will travel east to Khwaii.In this part you will spend three nights doing game drives in this animal rich area of the Moremi Game Reserve.In the morning you will do an early morning game drive in the Khwaii area exploring this part of the park to see the animals and birds of this area.The activities will be in the morning and afternoon.Khwaii with its diverse and striking landscapes, will be your and exciting destination.  As you continue your search for wildlife, you will traverse the drier region of khwaii where bull elephants dot the plains.     Day 9,Day 10 and Day 11 SavutiAfter a morning game drive you will travel to Savuti where you will spend three nights doing game drive in the Savuti marsh and visiting water holes where the animals come in the morning and afternoon for a drink. Also you will visit the rock paintings hills. Day 12 and Day 13 KasaneOn the morning of this day you will travel to kasane township to check in a lodge to wind up the tour with a  sunset boat cruise in the mighty Chobe river which borders Namibia and Botswana,On the boat cruise you will be able to see most animals on the river banks while they come drinking water. Day 14END OF TOUR

$3570 Multi-day & Extended Tours

11 Days Buffalo Safari

DAY 1 KASANEYour professional guide will meet you upon your arrival at Kasane Airport.Prepare yourself for a late afternoon boat cruise on the Mighty Chobe River. We will spend our night camping. DAY 2 KASANE TO VICTORIA FALLSAfter our morning breakfast we depart to Victoria Falls. One of the greatest attractions in Africa and one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world, Victoria Falls in Zimbabwean side. DAY 3- 4 KASANE TO SAVUTIAfter our early morning breakfast we drive to Savuti, a region within the heart of the Chobe National Park. Our camp will be positioned on the banks of the Savuti Channel and close to the famous Savuti Marsh. As we will be driving we will see animals on the way like elephants, giraffes, buffalos and a variety of bird spices. The Savuti is one of the best regions in Africa to see the rare and endangered African wild dog. Lions are abundant in the Savuti. DAY 5 -6 SAVUTI TO KHWAIDepart from Savuti after morning breakfast and head to Khwai Concession, an 180 000 hectare area which is situated in the north eastern Okavango next to the Moremi Game Reserve. It was formed by the local Khwai villagers and is managed by the Khwai Development Trust. This area is good to see Roan and Sable Antelope which are relatively rare. Huge herds of migrating Elephants enjoy the Mopane woodlands of the interior of the Khwai area. Large predators such as Lion, Spotted Hyena and African Wild Dogs  are also available DAY 7 KHWAI TO MOREMI On arrival at Moremi camp hand prepares the tents while the chef prepares lunch. Drive to the boat station for 3 hrs boat cruise.From the water we should expect to see cormorants, kingfishers, warblers, cisticolas, coucals. Drifting quietly under the overhanging branches of riverine trees to look for Pel's fishing owl and rufous bellied heron.  DAY 8 MOREMI GAME RESERVE Kazikini community campsite is on the way to Moremi South Gate. After game drive, rest for some hours, and in the late afternoon visit Shandereka Cultural Village. The Village provides nature walks, traditional dances, demonstrations on the traditional doctor, basket weaving, carving of wooden curios and the granaries where the grain is stored. DAY 9 MOREMI GAME RESERVE TO BORO(OKAVANGO DELTA)Find our polars waiting to take us in a journey by the traditional canoe (mokoro). We will cruise for some hours to an Island where we will stop and stretch our legs, we will also do bush walk for some minutes then get back into our mokoro.DAY 10 MAUNWe have our late morning breakfast and an option of doing scenic flight over the Okavango Delta  DAY 11 End of tourAdditional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.

$7440 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Outdoor Luxury Safari Experience

DAY 1 MAUNOn your arrival in Maun airport (Botswana), you will be met by your safari guide followed by safari briefing. You will stay overnight in a luxury lodge in Maun.DAY 2: OKAVANGO DELTA, CAMPING, AND MOKORO EXCURSION At the delta, you will transfer your equipment to mokoro and cruise along the narrow papyrus-lines channels of the mighty Okavango Delta. Explore this beautiful area on mokoro excursions and taking guided walks on this island and floodplains of the Okavango. Camp wild with bush ablutions. Meals: B,L,DDAY 3: MAUN Retrace your route back to Maun. You will have an option of taking a 45 minutes scenic flight over the delta, costing 200 USD per person, minimum 3 guests to guarantee the flight.The scenic flights are at your own expense. Meals: B,L,DDAY 4 - 5: MOREMI GAME RESERVE, CAMPING From Maun, drive through to Moremi Game Reserve, a land of swamp and dry areas. Spend 2 days searching for the variety of wildlife and birds that this area is renowned for. Enjoy game drives in the early morning as the sun rises and in the late afternoon as the sun sets. Camping will be in private designated campsite with bush ablutions. Meals: B,L,DDAY 6 - 8: SAVUTI As the sun rises, break camp and have a long game drive to Savuti. As you continue your search for wildlife, you will visit the drier region of Savuti. You will then head northwards to the Chobe River where your game drives will meander along the banks of the river and venture further into the park. Savuti is much known for its predators such as lion, leopard, cheetah, and even African wild dogs. The Savuti channel started flowing again after being dry for the last 30 years. The emergence of water changed the landscape as well as accommodating different species which historically have not been able to survive in the rather arid plains of Savuti. Meals: B, L, D                               DAY 9 - 10: CHOBE NATIONAL PARK, CAMPING Chobe National Park will be your next destination with highest concentration of elephants than anywhere in the world. On day 10 your game drive will be followed by a late afternoon boat cruise on the Chobe River that will last up to 1700hrs. You will then head back to your camp. Camping will be in private designated campsite with bush ablutions. Meals: B,L,DDAY 11 - 12: VICTORIA FALLS: A NIGHT IN A COMFORTABLE LODGE IN ZIMBABWEAN SIDE After a morning game drive, cross the boarder on the Zimbabwean side, (visa required), where a night will be spent at a comfortable lodge. In the afternoon, there will be time to visit the thunderous Victoria Falls and shop for curios. The safari officially ends at 10:00 on day 12. t Victoria Fall activities will be at your own expense. Meals: B, L, D

$2170 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7 Days Big Five Safari Experience

DAY 1: CHOBE NATIONAL PARK(camping) Today we will pick you up in Kasane on the banks of Botswana`s famous Chobe River. (Chobe Safari Lodge). Briefing will be followed by lunch and your guide will transfer you to the local shop for purchasing your drinks before boarding your boat for a relaxing cruise where you will enjoy the sights of hippos, crocodile, elephants and a wide variety of water and land birds. After the boat cruise you will drive to your campsite in the Chobe National Park. Prepare and enjoy dinner around campfire before overnight in  two man sharing basis. Lunch, DinnerDAY 2: SAVUTI(camping) Today you will have light breakfast before breaking camp and leaving for Savuti ,which is located in the western corner of the Chobe National Park. After setting up camp ,our staff with prepare lunch. Enjoy the experience of untamed Africa once again on a late afternoon game drive, returning to the camp just after sunset. Dinner and overnight in Savuti. Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerDAY 3: MOREMI GAME RESERVE(camping)Rise and shine early to discover the awakening African sun. Guest have a light breakfast before enjoying an early morning game drive including a stop at bushman paintings .We then set off for  Moremi Game Reserve. Game viewing continues en- route .Set up camp and have  a light lunch. Relax until the afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight in the Moremi Game Reserve.Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerDAY 4: MOREMI GAME RESERVE (camping)Today you will wake up early morning to start the day with an early game drive exploring the Moremi area further. Return to camp for a hearty brunch. Spend the midday hours at your own leisure, followed by an afternoon game drive. Return to camp for dinner and overnight Moremi. Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerDAY 5 MAUN(camping)This morning after an early  breakfast, we break camp and set off for our game drive in the  Moremi area. We then leave the park  for Maun  with a light lunch en route. Overnight in a campsite in Maun. Dinner at  a local restaurant own expense. Breakfast, Dinner DAY 6: OKAVANGO DELTA(camping)After breakfast we transfer guests to mokoro jetty where we board our mokoro (traditional dugout canoes). These take us to our camp in the Okavango Delta with a picnic lunch en- route. We set off on short sunset mokoro drift. Dinner and overnight Okavango Delta. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner DAY 7 End of Tour An early morning game walk is the order of the day, returning to camp for a hearty brunch. We then break camp and  mokoro back to the mokoro jetty and transfer you to Maun  where our safari ends. Breakfast.

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